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Category: Art

  • Last Dance at the Confiteria Ideal

    [et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_image admin_label=”Image” src=”https://www.kevincarrelfooter.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/IDEAL-25MAR2016-9887.jpg” show_in_lightbox=”off” url_new_window=”off” use_overlay=”off” animation=”left” sticky=”off” align=”left” force_fullwidth=”off” always_center_on_mobile=”on” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] [/et_pb_image][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] by Kevin Carrel Footer For 20 years, Diego Alvaro Zoraida Fontclara have hosted the Friday afternoon milonga at the Confiteria Ideal, one of the sacred places of tango. Like me, many…

  • Why Did the Angels Leave This World?

    I wrote this poem, then set it to music with the help of my friends Jorge Rabito, Joaquin Sellan, Fabián “Sapo” Miodownik. Here are the words/lyrics, for those who want to see them written out… 1. Passengers all we toe the line Thrust screaming into life So soon its time to go again Abandoned once,…

  • Another Way of Seeking

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    Another Way of Seeking: Gabriela Martinez & Kevin Carrel Footer from Intrepid Patrol on Vimeo. “Another Way of Seeking” performed and choreographed by Gabriela Martinez & Kevin Carrel Footer Music: “Niebla del Riachuelo” by Maria Volonte & Kevin Carrel Footer; “Nothing Else Matters” by Apocalyptica. Sala Astor Piazzolla, Centro Cultural Borges, Buenos Aires – July…

  • Video: Niebla del Riachuelo

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    [et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] When the fog settles over La Boca del Riachuelo, anything can happen. A rowboat materializes and a silent oarsman invites you to cross to the Isla Maciel in front. You hear the lament of a bandoneon coming from a conventillo. A band of cartoneros sorts the cardboard…

  • Our NPR Concert

    María Volonté and Kevin Carrel Footer perform live on the National Public Radio (NPR) Tiny Desk Concert series in Washington, DC.

  • Behold!

    Behold!

    The morning fills me with the precious waters of a new day. I gather droplets in my wide-open mouth. It is as if it were the very first day and I am brought out pristine and eager, everything a fresh blessing. The morning is the sacred time. In it I witness the making of the…

  • Never Be Back This Way Again

    I sit on the prow of my rocket ship plowing the starry night, penetrating the rings of apprehension, plummeting into the deep cold of Outer Silence.

  • The Vine (A Fairy Tale)

    Listen to the podcast: [audio: https://www.kevincarrelfooter.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/the-vine-9DEC2012v2.mp3] They danced in a forest, in a clearing. The night was soft and warm and the trees around them soared cathedral-like into the night sky. They danced and danced. In time the other dancers wandered into the forest and they danced alone between the rays of the silver moon.…